Target fined $5 million for misleading customers with prices

Supermarket chain Target has paid $5 million in compensation for inflating product prices and changing prices in its app based on the geographic location of the user, according to NBC. $5 million was paid in civil penalties to settle the lawsuit, the…

Aldi opens 150 additional US stores: Top 15 products to buy there

Discount supermarket chain Aldi is opening 150 additional stores nationwide and a distribution center this year to expand its presence in the grocery industry, FoxBusiness reported. The move, which is part of the company's coast-to-coast expansion plan, allows it to…

American supermarkets started selling bitcoins

Walmart chain of stores began selling bitcoins. You can buy cryptocurrency at ATMs installed in 200 stores of the network. The company plans to increase the number of such ATMs to 800 thousand, writes Forbes. A spokeswoman for one of the largest retailers, Molly Blakeman, said that as part of a pilot project ...

Food prices and assortment in California supermarkets: Ukrainian experience

What does a supermarket in Los Angeles look like and what are the prices for groceries? Victoria Lisetskaya, a former TV presenter of the Ukrainian news channel, and after moving to California, a blogger and just a mother, helped the Voice of America to figure it out. “Today I promised my guys a vegetable stew ...

What does the US food packaging shelf life really mean?

No one wants to feed their family with spoiled food, but they also don’t want to throw away food that is fit for consumption. According to the US Department of Agriculture, Americans throw away $ 162 billion worth of safe food every year, writes the BBC. Part…

How to buy food safely, order food with delivery and takeaway during a pandemic

During the quarantine, the authorities recommend limiting ourselves to only “essential products” and leaving the house “only in case of extreme need,” writes the BBC. The government also advises to “use food delivery” whenever possible. But how can you do it safely? In-store risks Coronavirus spreads from ...

Lowe's hires 30 new employees due to coronavirus

Lowe's is recruiting 30 new workers and paying its employees $ 000 million in bonuses in response to the growing coronavirus pandemic, USA Today reported. Lowe's President and CEO Marvin Ellison said the awards for 80 ...

Coronavirus deficiency: where to buy 10 items missing from store shelves

Due to the COVID-19 disease pandemic caused by the Chinese coronavirus, people are taking precautions not to get infected. In accordance with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you need to stock up on disinfectants for your home and hands, writes USA Today. But many household items ...

Americans massively buy toilet paper, but cannot explain why they need it during an epidemic

While the whole world is wondering why in some countries, including America, they are buying up toilet paper en masse, the Voice of America correspondents decided to ask this question to shoppers of supermarkets in Los Angeles, who have been queuing since 6 am to stock up on this product during the state of emergency , ...

Returned to Russia from the USA: what strikes our people in their homeland

My third day in Rostov after California. I run into the store in the evening. As luck would have it, I left the card at home. Purchase amount for 320 rubles ($ 4,2). I hold out the 5th bill. A small woman cashier in a burgundy uniform looks intently at me, then at the bill, again at ...

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